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Falmouth Families Seek Funeral Assistance

Two Falmouth women are using GoFundMe.com to raise money for expenses resulting from the unexpected deaths of family members.

Unexpected deaths often mean unplanned expenses for families. Some survivors are using GoFundMe.com to raise donations. (Patch file photo)
Unexpected deaths often mean unplanned expenses for families. Some survivors are using GoFundMe.com to raise donations. (Patch file photo)
For months now, two Falmouth families have been attempting to raise money for expenses following the death of a loved one.

The William Lopes Memorial Fund was set up by Michelle Lopes. whose 45-year-old brother William lost his life unexpectedly in June. Using GoFundMe.com, she's seeking donations to help cover the estimated $8,000 cost of a burial site and headstone. So far, $1,100 has been raised.

Bernice Briggs posted that she is seeking $1,300 to bring home the remains of her son's father, David Flanagan. Donors have contributed $385.

To see more local campaigns, visit GoFundMe.com.

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